Hungary -Hunger march to Budapest -February 05, 2013

The pay pressure group ‘Work! Bread! Fair Pay!’ organised a hunger march. Protesters demanded that the government restored the minimum pay for public works to 60,200 forints (€202) a month and that it should be paid monthly, not weekly. They are also pushing for more access to public works for families in need.

Accommodation was offered by various cultural and political organisations throughout the itinerary.

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